AMC+ & Shudder: new shows & films streaming this week

Your guide to what to stream on AMC+ & Shudder from 15 to 21 April 2024.

New to streaming this week

The Tunnel: The Other Side of Darkness, Shudder & AMC+ (15 April)

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Documentary. On the tenth anniversary of the Australian found-footage film The Tunnel, this documentary delves into the filmmakers attempts to challenge how films are financed and distributed, and the lasting impact The Tunnel has enjoyed internationally. The original film The Tunnel also available on 15 April.

True Crime Story: It Couldn’t Happen Here – Season 2, AMC+ (18 April)

True Crime Story: It Couldn’t Happen Here. Image: AMC+.

Series. Hosted and executive produced by small town native, advocate and actress Hilarie Burton Morgan, this series shines a spotlight on murder cases from small towns across America where questions remain about whether justice has been fully served. Each episode sees Burton Morgan meet with family members and local insiders as she explores the twists and turns of the case and uncovers the unique challenges of small-town justice.

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Brat Loves Judy – Seasons 1–3 (8 April)

Brat Loves Judy. Image: AMC+.

Docuseries following iconic rapper, two-time Grammy Award-nominee and Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta star Da Brat and her girlfriend, multi-millionaire business owner Jesseca ‘Judy’ Dupart. Offering a never-before-seen look into the couple’s world as they navigate their relationship – from building a new home together and growing their budding careers to couples therapy, dealing with meddling loved ones, a surprise proposal, and more.

Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta – Seasons 1–3 – AMC+ (1 April)

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Series following the highs and lows of being born into Hip Hop royalty in the city that the New York Times called ‘Hip Hop’s centre of gravity’, showing that Atlanta’s next generation of hip hop stars do not always get along. Growing up together in the shadow of their legendary parents has established tight bonds and bitter rivalries, as everybody fights for their chance to push their way into the spotlight.

Mayflies – Acorn & AMC+ (1 April)

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Miniseries based on the novel of the same name by Andrew O’Hagan. Thirty years since they first met and bonded over music, films and the rebel spirit in the small Scottish town of their birth, successful writer Jimmy Collins receives devastating news and a request from best friend Tully Dawson. Tully wants to end his life by assisted suicide in Switzerland, and he wants Jimmy to help him.

As Jimmy wrestles with the moral dilemma of Tully’s request, the two men reflect on their friendship and the course of their lives, reminiscing about a magical teenage weekend in Manchester where they made a vow – to go at life differently. Starring Martin Compston and Tony Curran.

Alex Rider – Season 3 – AMC+ (5 April)

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Series. Based on the bestselling teen spy novel franchise written by Anthony Horowitz, the series follows Alex Rider, a British teenager who has unknowingly been trained since childhood for the dangerous world of espionage. Starring Otto Farrant, Stephen Dillane and Vicky McClure.

Paul Dalgarno is author of the novels A Country of Eternal Light (2023) and Poly (2020); the memoir And You May Find Yourself (2015); and the creative non-fiction book Prudish Nation (2023). He was formerly Deputy Editor of The Conversation and joined ScreenHub as Managing Editor in 2022. X: @pauldalgarno. Insta: @dalgarnowrites